The Met Gala is full of rich people. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wore a dress with a message: “Tax the Rich.”
Ocasio-Cortez was joined by the Black, Ghanaian-Canadian designer of the dress, Aurora James, founder and creative director of Brother Veilles, a luxury accessory brand focused on keeping traditional African design techniques alive, as well as founder of the 15 Percent Pledge. , a non-profit organization that promotes black brands. Like the congressman, she wore suffrage white. Vogue’s editor, Anna Wintour, often pairs such guests with designers who custom design their clothes as a courtesy.